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News Climate Change Energy Environment
October 20, 2017
By Kathy Hoekstra
The White House and Congress are working to modify the 1972 Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), which they say is holding back domestic energy production and energy independence.
October 19, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Wyoming state Sen. Bruce Burns (R-Sheridan) says Wyoming's struggles have a lot to teach the country concerning relations with the federal government over endangered species and national monuments.
October 18, 2017
By Kathy Hoekstra
Delaware Gov. John Carney issued an executive order directing the state government to create a “working group” to explore the potential economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind development.
October 17, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has proposed leasing 75 parcels for oil and gas production in Utah’s Duchesne, Uintah, and Emery counties in December, including one parcel near Utah’s Dinosaur National Monument.
October 16, 2017
By Joseph S. D'Aleo
The waxing and waning of powerful hurricane seasons is not new.
October 16, 2017
By Bonner R. Cohen
The state of Wisconsin is waiving several environmental regulations as part of a deal that enticed Taiwanese company Foxconn to build a high-tech manufacturing plant in Wisconsin.
October 12, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
A federal appeals court has determined local governments in West Virginia may not ban oil and gas wastewater disposal wells within their borders.
October 12, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is officially objecting to President Donald Trump’s proposal to open the Atlantic Ocean coastline to offshore oil and gas exploration and production.
October 11, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) filed a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register, proposing to rescind former President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan.
October 11, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The air quality office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends the agency leave federal sulfur dioxide standards at current levels after finding no evidence they are inadequate to protect human health.
 

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